Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Sun Spurge (Euphorbia helioscopia)


  1. Euphorbia helioscopia
  2. Euphorbia helioscopia is a species of spurge native to most of Europe, northern Africa, and eastward through most of Asia. Other old folk names include wart spurge, umbrella milkweed and "madwoman's milk".Wikipedia
  3. Scientific nameEuphorbia helioscopia

Spurge Family
25/7/14
Park/Patch of land


10/8/13
Found at Lindley Woods

Flower



Environment
                                                                                   

Tufted Forget-me-not (Myosotis laxa)

10/8/13
 Found at Lindley Woods.
Further Reading.
Borage Family
Flower

Environment

Very small flower







Sunday, 11 August 2013

Yellow Loosestrife (Lysimachia vulgaris)

10/8/13
Found at Lindley Woods.
Further Reading.
Primrose Family
Flower

Leaf


Environment

Water Mint (Mentha aquatica)

  1. Water Mint
  2. Mentha aquatica is a perennial plant in the genus Mentha, that grows in damp places and is native to much of Europe, northwest Africa and southwest Asia. Wikipedia
  3. Scientific nameMentha aquatica

Further Reading.
Dead-nettle Family


25/8/14
Park/Boggy Patch




8/7/14
Yeadon Banks





29/6/14
Yeadon Banks



9/8/13
Found at Burley River.



Flower

Environment



Spear Mint (Mentha spicata)

9/8/13
Found at the river at Burley.
Further Reading.
Dead-nettle Family

Flower

Leaf

Environment

Plant
Mentha spicata
Foliage
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
(unranked):Angiosperms
(unranked):Eudicots
(unranked):Asterids
Order:Lamiales
Family:Lamiaceae
Subfamily:Nepetoideae
Tribe:Mentheae
Genus:Mentha
Species:M. spicata
Binomial name
Mentha spicata
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Friday, 9 August 2013

Himalayan balsam (Impatiens glandulifera)

 7/8/13
Found at the park
Further reading
 Balsam Family
Flower

Flower

Leaf

Plant
9/8/13                                                               
Burley River                                                     
Invading the wood land 

Teasel (Dipsacus)

7/8/13
Found in Garden.
Further reading.
Teasel Family

Flower


Plant

Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Cowbane (Cicuta virosa)

31/7/13
Poisonous
Found at Golden Acre Park.
Further reading.
Carrot Family.

Flower


Leaf and stem

Environment


Betony (Stachys officinalis)

  1. Stachys officinalis
    Plant
  2. Stachys officinalis is commonly known as betony, purple betony, wood betony, bishopwort, or bishop's wort. The French common name is betoine, and betonie in German. It is a perennial grassland herb growing to 1 to 2 feet tall. Wikipedia
  3. Scientific nameStachys officinalis


Dead-nettle Family

20/7/14
Park
Flower

Environment


13/7/14
Yeadon Banks





Leaf

3/8/13
Found at Craven,on the top in the meadow field near lime stone path.


Flower

Leaf
10/8/13
Lindley Woods
Flower
Leaf